Sankranthi scheme : ‘Mana Biyyam’

Andhra Pradesh Government will launch ‘Mana Biyyam’ Scheme, supply superior quality of rice at Re.1-a-kg to white card holders in the state, on January 16. Greeting people on the occasion of Pongal and Sankranti in a message here today, Chief Minister N Kiran Reddy said better quality rice, costing Rs 25 per kg, would be supplied to the white cardholders in the state under ‘Mana Biyyam’ Scheme at a subsidised price of Re 1-a-kg.

The government would also provide one kg each of Dhall, sugar, palmoil and atta among others at subsidised price to 2.30 crore white cardholders in the state,he said.